Holiday Shopping Season

  • Christmas Weekend Saw Worldwide In-App Revenue of $500 Million (Report)

    … Worldwide in-app revenue for the Christmas holiday in 2016 was up “significantly” year-over-year, according to new data from application store optimization company Sensor Tower. Specifically, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence found that user spending in apps over the Christmas holiday in 2016 (Dec. 24 through 26) grew 52 percent when compared…

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  • All the Feels: How Brands Use Holiday Video Campaigns

    … the Campbell’s snowman is yet again melting into a young boy enjoying his soup. These ads just keep pulling us in year after year. Why? It’s because these brands simply do marketing well and their videos shine as bright as the lights on the Christmas tree. As new media, like the internet and social platforms, are on the rise, brands take advantage…

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  • Facebook Adds Dynamic Ads for Mobile App Installs

    … event optimization to identify the customers who are more likely to take valuable actions after downloading an app—such as completing a level in a game, booking a trip or making a purchase. Marketers are already seeing the value of this functionality; in fact, more than one-half of Facebook’s top 100 apps use app event optimization to reach high…

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  • Mobile Devices Driving Longer Holiday Shopping Season

    … During this time of year, a lot of the conversation focuses on Black Friday marketing strategies and executions. But it’s important to pay attention to Cyber Monday as the shopping season kicks off in earnest. In a report from marketing platform HookLogic, it’s clear that mobile is starting to take over Cyber Monday. According to the report…

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  • Social Customer Service Will Rule the 2017 Holiday Season (Report)

    … The holiday marketing campaigns are underway and consumers are gearing up for the height of shopping season. While everyone seems prepared, it’s important to note that consumers have expectations when it comes to social messaging and communication with brands during the holiday season. A fourth-quarter report from Sprout Social provides tips…

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  • Facebook Testing New Multiproduct News Feed Ads

    … Facebook is testing a new type of multiproduct News Feed ad with advertisers including Michael Kors and Lowe’s. Marty Swant of SocialTimes parent Adweek reported that the new ad units work as follows: A main image or video is featured, with related product images underneath, and when users click on the ad, they are directed to a second page…

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  • 9 Things to Note Before Launching a Facebook Coupon Offers Campaign

    … coupon campaigns on Facebook can be very effective for most industries and has proven to yield results. Below is a quick list of some possible coupon campaigns: Customer loyalty Exclusive social fans Holiday/seasonal Influencer Following/liking/sharing on Facebook Pre-launch Weekly/monthly coupons Facebook is a great social platform to use…

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  • Twitter and the Holiday Shopping Season (Infographic)

    … You may still be munching on Halloween candy, but the holiday shopping season is upon us. Twitter shared the infographic below with information on how its users research and shop via the social network, and highlights include: Ready to spend: Twitter shoppers spent an average of $811 during the holidays in 2015. They have higher budgets…

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  • 5 Ways to Leverage Consumer-Led Social Media This Holiday Season

    … As we approach another holiday shopping season, marketers everywhere are gearing up for their annual social media marketing strategy. Given the growth and evolution of social media–and in particular, the accelerating role of social influencers in driving brand perception and purchasing decisions–there is a growing awareness of the need…

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  • Twitter Introduces Website Conversions Objective

    … With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, Twitter gave its advertisers an early gift: a new website conversions objective. Senior product manager, revenue Rebecca Resnick said in a blog post that the website conversions objective was released in beta for direct-response advertisers in the U.S., adding: This solution is especially…

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  • Benchmarking Social Data: The Key to Social Insights

    … three measurements can be sliced together to create dozens of useful and strategic KPIs. A huge enterprise business like Amazon might not have worries about overall sentiment metrics or share of voice performance against competitors. However, Amazon’s reach extends beyond the core business of its namesake e-commerce website. Amazon is the parent…

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  • 70% of In-Store Purchases Will Be Driven By Online Research (Infographic)

    … End-of-year shopping is no longer contained between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Last year, Facebook advised marketers to start preparing their campaigns as early as August–prudent advice with social users preparing well in advance of the holidays. An infographic from Taykey provides insights for holiday 2016 marketing based on analysis from…

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  • 4 Social Strategies to Get Ready for the Holidays

    … this holiday season may not outperform last year, we are expecting trends from previous years to carry over, like the increasing use of mobile and local elements in consumer shopping behavior. With consumers using their mobile devices as their primary shopping tools, social media is set to play a critical role in their buying decisions. Marketers taking…

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  • More Facebook Ad Spend Goes to Video in Q1 (Report)

    …, the largest since the third quarter of 2014, reaching 1.32 percent, while gaming advertisers set a CTR mark at 0.84 percent. As expected, cost per thousand impressions (CPMs) were down versus the fourth quarter of 2015 and the holiday shopping season, slipping 7 percent to $5.94, but up 39 percent year-over-year. Gaming advertisers saw a 9 percent…

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